Rango (2011)

Rango is a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet, while facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 15, 2011
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Rango is a smart, giddily creative burst of beautifully animated entertainment, and Johnny Depp gives a colorful vocal performance as a household pet in an unfamiliar world.

Rafer Guzman

Just when you thought you'd seen everything, here comes Chinatown, the animated version.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Adults and slightly older children should have a great time.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

The weirdness of the film is fascinating, but there's just so damn much of it.

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Bruce Diones
New Yorker

Though young children may enjoy it, the film is built for viewers of any age with a taste for joyful anarchy.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

A CGI western comedy populated by desert critters, Rango gives the film year a belated jump start with a passel of movie-wise fun and a knockout animation style.

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Michael Dequina

Delivers the western genre goods along with generous laughs and some impressive animation--and some brazenly warped sensibilities.

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James Berardinelli

The first animated film from ILM is also the first memorable motion picture of 2011.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

With his first animated feature, Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski shows ambitions considerably beyond producing the usual standard of most children's fare. To put it plainly, Rango is one weird movie.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

Amusing in small doses, marketed to kids and not really FOR kids. An undeserving Oscar winner.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Great fun amazing animation especially on blu ray. Loved the shout out to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas early on. A fun strange trip of a movie that had me… More
Jennifer D
I'm not sure whether to be confused, impressed or downright awed.
Carlos Magalhães
George Lucas' company ILM proves to be a match for Pixar with their first animation, an amazing fun ride that is dazzling, touching and highly… More
Dean King
A good animation with some slick visuals and decent humour. Just seen how good the voice cast line up os, not recognizing most of them. It has nice little in… More
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[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] I wasn't expecting Rango to be any good when I first saw the trailer a while… More
Scott Green
A quirky comedy with the voice of Depp lingers in the air, the film is a perfect hapy ending flick for damn near anyone.